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Posted on 03 Mar

Sea squirt helps Alzheimer’s researchers

Researchers at San Diego State University suggest that the sea squirt, a tiny marine tube-like animal, could prove useful in studying Alzheimer’s.

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Posted on 03 Mar

Greater purpose in life associated with reduced Alzheimer’s risk

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center, US, found thatpeople who report having greater purpose in their lives appear less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Their findings are published in the March issue of Archives of General Psychiatry.

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Posted on 18 Feb

Dr David Dawbarn 1957-2010

It is with great sadness that we report the death of David Dawbarn on January 27th 2010.

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Posted on 17 Feb

Call for volunteers as support soars for Cambridge Alzheimer’s charity

The Cambridge-based Alzheimer’s Research Trust is calling for volunteers to help its fundraising efforts as support for the UK’s leading dementia research charity reaches new heights.

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Posted on 09 Feb

Alzheimer’s Research Trust launch nationwide TV appeal

The UK’s leading dementia research charity, the Alzheimer’s Research Trust launches a nationwide TV campaign to raise awareness of the urgent need for more research into the devastating diseases of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

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Posted on 05 Feb

Local writer’s dream comes true for Alzheimer’s research

Former English teacher and community worker, Wendy Godfrey, 81, from Abbeydale, Gloucester, has achieved her life-long ambition of writing a book and donated £1,000 from the proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Research Trust.

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Posted on 27 Jan

City of London Choir’s glorious moment for Alzheimer’s research

The City of London Choir will be raising money for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust when it returns to one of the country’s most prestigious venues, the Barbican Hall, in London, on Saturday 27 February, for a 7.30pm performance.

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Posted on 26 Jan

Grand opportunity to share memories for Alzheimer’s research

A star studded memory wall will be on display in the Grand Arcade shopping centre, in the heart of Cambridge, on Saturday 6 February, as part of the Alzheimer’s Research Trust’s Memories Matter campaign.

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Posted on 25 Jan

New report reveals true impact of dementia on UK

Dementia affects 820,000, costing the UK £23 billion each year – Alzheimer’s Research Trust study

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Posted on 18 Jan

Music and video mix rock for Alzheimer’s research

One of the world’s greatest bass guitar talents, Stuart Hamm, has joined forces with London musician Andy Edwards to record an album and shoot a video, to raise awareness of the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s.

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